Parkdale Seedy Saturday 2024 - West Neighbourhood House

Join West Neighbourhood House and Greenest City Program at Parkdale’s Seedy Saturday and Eco Fair on Saturday, March 16th from 11 am to 4 pm at Parkdale Public Library!

Seedy Saturdays are annual seed exchange events in which people can donate, return, swap and purchase seeds from local gardeners and seed farmers. We will also be showcasing local environmental organizations focusing on sustainability, zero waste, and green living.

Bring your family and kids as we host interactive workshops where you can learn about seed sovereignty, enjoy delicious foods and support local food justice initiatives.

Event Details:

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Admission : PWYC (Pay-What-You-Can)
Set up time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Event: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Parkdale Library. 1303 Queen St. West. MAP

For more information about Seedy Saturday, please contact Sandra Leon at sandrale@westnh.org or call 437-522-2070. Also, visit the Toronto Seedy Saturdays website here.

Volunteer Call Out

Seedy Saturday is on on March 16 from 11am – 4pm.  Its an event where urban farmers, community food growers, gardeners, kids, youth and adults gather to exchange seeds, buy seeds, learn and dream about worms, warm weather, and our food, plants and medicines growing in the hot sun.

This event requires a community to come together – and that includes YOU!

Seedy Saturday 2024 – Volunteer Sign Up

BEFORE SEEDY SATURDAY:  Helping us with flyering in the neighbourood.  We will provide flyers.  Email sandrael@westnh.org

Seedy Saturday volunteering:

Date:  March 16, 2024
Time Commitment:  Two hour time slots

You can sign up for:

  • Set up
  • Kids activities
  • Photography
  • Food and coffee
  • Vendor Support
  • Registration
  • Floating
  • Packing Seeds
  • Support at Seed Tables
  • Clean Up
For Set up (9-11am) and Clean up (4pm – 5pm)  – Able to to lift tables, move chairs, etc.

Sign Up Here

Seed Donations being accepted

In preparation for Seedy Saturday (March 16, 2024), we are accepting Seed Donations at Masaryk Cowan Community Centre, Greenest City Mailbox at 220 Cowan, Toronto, ON M6k 2N6.

Anyone who brings seeds will get seeds!

If you have untreated, non-GMO, open pollinated seeds to share please drop them off between 9am – 8:30pm most days (Sunday shorter hours).

LABEL seeds with:

  • Your name
  • Seed type (as much as you know)
  • When you harvested it
  • Contact information

Send us an email at sandrale@westnh.org to let us know you dropped it off. For more information on the Greenest City program, please visit WestNH.org/greenestcity

 

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